Coatings for lighting applications
Robert L. Martin Jr.
The emphasis on improving the efficiency of all types of energy consuming products in the 1970s had a noticeable effect on the lighting industry. Numerous improvements were made during that time in lighting fixtures, in ballasts, and in lamps themselves that brought about modest gains. What ultimately was desired was an increase in efficacy of 30% or more.
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